Gratte Brothers Catering Equipment (Stand P610p)
With over 70 years’ experience, Gratte Brothers Catering Equipment is a specialist in the design, supply and installation and maintenance of commercial catering equipment facilities. The distributor’s team will be on hand to provide the benefit of its expertise and experience with the ability to show many examples of its work across many market sectors.
Hoshizaki UK (Stand P420)
Amongst other new product innovations, Hoshizaki UK will be unveiling its new range of CO2 natural refrigerant cabinets on stand P420 at HRC 2020 – the brand’s next generation of commercial refrigerators which should have a positive impact on the environment thanks to an ozone depletion potential of 0. Suitable for connection to a remotely selected and installed CO2 system, the Hoshizaki range of CO2 cabinets could mark the next step in sustainable refrigeration developments. HRC visitors will also be given the opportunity to see Hoshizaki’s Standard Plus refrigerator live in action at ‘Staff Canteen Live’ where Hoshizaki-sponsored chefs, including Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux and Tom De Keyser, will be using the unit to chill their dishes as well as store their ingredients.
Induced Energy (Stand P230)
As Britain’s sole manufacturer of commercial induction technology, Induced Energy will be sharing its latest innovations at the show, plus unveiling a new product. Induction is calculated to be a 50% more energy efficient cooking method than halogen and 86% more energy efficient than gas, and should reduce extraction costs. In particular, Induction’s CS3000KH unit heats up instantly when put into action, which should save both energy and costs. The appliance accommodates 25 settings and offers a range of controls to keep the food hot. It should also retain more delicate products on the counter without drying them out.
Jestic Foodservice Equipment (Stand P508a)
Jestic Foodservice Equipment is set to unveil a host of new technology and innovations on stand P508 at HRC 2020. Amongst the highlights will be the new P601 High Temp pizza oven from Sveba Dahlen, which can achieve temperatures of up to 500˚C, the Squero range of combi ovens from Venix and the Smart Oil Management Systems from Frontline. Other highlights include the new Optima direct cooking platform from Rosinox, plus the latest products from other major brands including Josper, Henny Penny, Vitamix, Malibu, Winston, Keating, Sveba Dahlen and Antunes.
Lloyd Catering Equipment (Stand P610B/P610C)
For more than 60 years, Lloyd Catering Equipment has built a solid reputation for value, innovative design and the provision of efficient foodservice solutions nationwide. The distributor is encouraging HRC visitors to stop by its stand so that its team can share the philosophies and pioneering technology it feels has kept us at the forefront of the industry. Lloyd’s operation and services offered have been developed and refined specifically to meet the needs of today’s catering professional. The distributor reports its design projects incorporate the latest visualisation technology, skilled and dependable project fulfilment together with fast and reliable reactive maintenance.
Krupps (Stand P430)
Italian manufacturer Krupps feels it creates dishwashers for the future, which it will be showcasing at this year’s HRC. The firm has been producing glass- and dishwashers for over 55 years, offering what it believes are quality and innovative products. Krupps will be demonstrating its iKloud, the first glass/dishwashers with wi-fi to allow the machine to be connected by internet. The system allows distributors and servicing companies to alter machine parameter settings and perform maintenance remotely, directly from their offices.
Mechline Developments (Stand P711)
Mechline will be showcasing its air and surface hygiene amplifier, HyGenikx, at this year’s HRC show. Designed specifically for foodservice environments, HyGenikx should work safely all day and every day, eliminating bacteria and viruses found in the air and on exposed surfaces in a given space. Testing has pointed to it significantly prolonging the life of fresh perishable food, and it recently won the FCSI Sustainable Catering Equipment Award at the annual CESA Conference. Mechline will also be showing its complete FOG drain maintenance system, which includes GreasePak, BioCeptor and the new Food Waste Strainer.
Meiko (Stand P300) (Main image)
On stand, Meiko UK is launching its new BioMaster sustainable food waste treatment solution, which converts waste including waste including cooking oils, fats and bones to biomass for collection or composting. Visitors will also have the chance to see the M-iClean series’ automatic hood in action on single and double-basket pass-through dishwashers. Also available will be the new entry-level UPster undercounter glass, dish and pass-through dishwashers, which have the option of GiO reverse osmosis water treatment. Finally, the UPster rack transport K-S160 will make its debut. The smallest machine in Meiko’s rack fleet, the K-S160 offers up to 120 racks per hour and features heat recovery as standard.
Proline (Stand P330)
As a specialist in the design and manufacturer of counters, Proline will be heading to HRC to showcase the bespoke equipment it develops from its Liverpool headquarters. The company is well-versed in counter innovation within the UK market and its team will be on hand to discuss ideas, the latest trends in counter finishes and the methods behind its technology. Proline believes it offers excellent customer service and attention to detail.
Metcalfe Catering (Stand P380)
New products on show at HRC from Metcalfe include the Hallde RG250diwash and RG300i. The RG250diwash is the first Hallde veg prep machine to feature removable parts that can be washed in a dishwasher. It also has a smooth surface with minimal friction in the food-zones for faster operation. The RG300i has three separate feeders for flexibility, including the manual push feeder, with Ergo Loop, to achieve a leverage effect and the feed hopper for continuous feeding of round products. The four-tube insert, meanwhile, is for slicing long products. Other new launches include the Roband digital grill stations and food warmer, along with a Metcalfe chipper.
Ramco (Stand P560)
The Ramco stand at the Professional Kitchen Show will showcase the end-to-end asset management and disposal services that the company is able to offer to clients; such as the removal, decommissioning, storage, marketing and resale of surplus goods. It plans to highlight its asset disposal credibility, and the various methods of resale that it adopts to ensure effective disposal, such as via online auction or P2P. A focal point of the stand will also be the commercial benefits associated with adopting an effective asset disposal strategy, such as earning a financial return on goods, improving sustainability credentials or maximising operational productivity.
Rational (Stand P311)
Rational is set to mark the 2020 edition of HRC with its largest ever stand, giving it extra space to showcase its flagship VarioCookingCenter and SelfCookingCenter appliances. The company will also be providing opportunities to see how its Connected Cooking works, as well as drawing attention to its wide range of accessories. There will be live demonstrations with Rational chefs cooking throughout each day of the event, including a detailed overview of its combi oven Finishing System, including the Thermocover which is employed predominantly in banqueting and events. The cleaning process of its appliances will also get its own demo.